Van Jones discusses his book, Rebuild the Dream. Jones, one of the nation’s leading champions for ecological equality, is switching gears. A cofounder of three non-profits and a former advisor to President Obama, Jones is now working to build a movement grounded in tough-minded American idealism to take back the American Dream. Rejecting the fashionable mantra of cut-backs and austerity, Jones makes the case for public policies and investments, hoping to create 10 million, well-paying American jobs. Learn more about Jones’ new book Rebuild the Dream and get a glimpse of how his plot for change has thickened since last summer’s interview here at the Club."
Van Jones, new co-host of CNN's re-launch of Crossfire and president of Rebuild the Dream, has been named one of our nation’s most constructive policy leaders. He is an environmental advocate, civil rights activist, and attorney.
Van Jones, Founding President of Rebuild the Dream, criticizes the influence corporations and special interests have on our political system. Jones argues that "the Tea Party is correct, our liberties are under threat," but their "negative" rhetoric is misguided.